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Thomas Friedman on CNN: ClimateGate an 'Idiot Debate,' 'Nonsense'

Thomas Friedman of the New York Times dismissed the ClimateGate scandal during an interview on Thursday's Situation Room on CNN, labeling it "nonsense" and an "idiot debate." Anchor Wolf Blitzer ...

Will Smith: 'Barack Obama as an Idea Marks an Evolutionary Flash Point for Humanity'

Barack Obama as an idea marks an evolutionary flash point for humanity," gushed actor Will Smith, who will co-host Friday's Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo. His idealization of Obama came during ...

CNN's Amanpour: Criticism of Obama's Nobel Peace Prize 'Overdone'

CNN's Christiane Amanpour lashed out at the widespread criticism of the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to President Obama on Thursday's American Morning: "Can I just say, I think it's overdone, ...

Matthews Puts Cheney in 'Birther Country,' Donny Deutsch Says He's 'Evil and Dangerous'

MSNBC host Chris Matthews strongly objected to Cheney's declarations on Fox News that offering 9/11 architect Khalid Sheikh Muhammad a courtroom forum is giving "aid and comfort to the enemy." ...

ABC's Liberal Weatherman Sam Champion Tweets: ClimateGate Is 'Not Reportable as Such'

Good Morning America weatherman and global warming alarmist Sam Champion asserted on Twitter that ClimateGate is "not reportable as such." This analyst queried him on the site about why the ...

Matthews: Can Obama Lead Cheney, Rove and Neo-Cons 'Out of the Valley of Evil?'

Chris Matthews, on Thursday's Hardball, cast Barack Obama in the role of savior of the neo-cons as he pondered if the President's Nobel Peace Prize speech could, "Lead those neo-cons...out of the ...

Chris Cuomo's Ten Years of Worrying about U.S. 'Racism' and Lobbying to 'Nationalize' the Economy

On Thursday's Good Morning America, it was announced that news anchor Chris Cuomo would be leaving the program and taking over as co-host of 20/20. Since joining ABC in 1999, the journalist has ...

ClimateGate 'An Inconvenient Scandal' Which 'Threatens to Crumble' Global Warming Consensus

ABC and CBS discounted the scientific relevance of the admissions and obfuscations displayed in the ClimateGate e-mails, but on Wednesday night they finally devoted full stories to the controversy ...

Democrat Stephanopoulos to Co-Anchor GMA; NPR's Totenberg Wanted to 'Puke' Over GOPer on CBS

Thursday morning, ABC News is expected to announce that former Clinton campaign operative George Stephanopoulos will start Monday as co-anchor of ABC's Good Morning America. One yardstick for ...

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on Climate Skeptics: 'How Do You Rationalize the Deniers' and Their Impact?

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on Wednesday used the very loaded term of "denier" to deride global warming skeptics. Talking to liberal host Rachel Maddow, she referenced Sarah Palin's opposition to the ...
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